Update on Yesterday’s Brush Fire in Waimea

Situation Found at Scene: Brush Fire 90% contained with minimal to no active burning. Just numerous hot spots inside of the fire break and through the fire area.

Remarks: 5 personnel recalled for night watch (7/7). This morning 2 dozers began finishing up the fire break around the North/N East portions of the fire. Fire personnel continued to do “Mop Up” Operations around the perimeter of the fire. Chopper-2 provided aerial recon missions and conducted Water Bucket Drops throughout the day. Dozers completed the Fire Break by nightfall, fire 100% contained by 1800hrs (7/8). Recall personnel providing night watch for 7/8.

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